Elias and Sean grew up together overseas before studying engineering in Germany and the US respectively. Breadcrumbs is their weekly chat about things past, present, and future.

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111: All These Beautiful Feedback Loops

07-12-2018

Continuing the discussion of communication and ambiguity, Elias and Sean turn their attention to instructions, particularly in the context of machines and automation.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 52MB - Duration: 1:11:58 m (96 kbps 44100 Hz)


110: Show Me the CAD File for Hope

30-11-2018

Elias and Sean discuss ambiguity and get into a debate about Plato and the nature of reality.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 43.7MB - Duration: 1:00:32 m (96 kbps 44100 Hz)


109: Warm Fuzzies of Serendipity

23-11-2018

Elias and Sean discuss manufactured squirrels and attempt to debate what constitutes awe on a smaller scale – mostly struggling to articulate anything.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 40.4MB - Duration: 55:53 m (96 kbps 44100 Hz)


108: A Grain of Awe

16-11-2018

Elias and Sean talk about the definition of “awesome” and what makes something awe-inspiring.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 36.1MB - Duration: 49:51 m (96 kbps 44100 Hz)


107: Magic and a Glass Slipper

09-11-2018

Elias and Sean discuss how celebrity affects the prospects of meaningful friendships and debate whether there’s a debate to be had about talking to Tim Cook on an airplane.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 37.5MB - Duration: 51:51 m (96 kbps 44100 Hz)


106: Pseudo-Authenticity

02-11-2018

Continuing last week’s discussion, Elias and Sean talk about “#influencers” and authenticity in the spotlight.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 36.4MB - Duration: 37:47 m (96 kbps 44100 Hz)


105: Wantrepreneurs

26-10-2018

Elias and Sean start out discussing customer acquisition and end up talking about all the things they’ve bought from podcast ads.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 67.1MB - Duration: 1:09:41 m (96 kbps 44100 Hz)


104: Million-Dollar Rabbit Out of a Hat

19-10-2018

Elias and Sean start out discussing win-win scenarios and end up talking about hospitality and generosity.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 48.2MB - Duration: 1:06:46 m (96 kbps 44100 Hz)


103: Fingernail Insurance

12-10-2018

Sean tries to guess the definition of moral hazard, and then he and Elias discuss types of German insurance, gaming the insurance system, and judgmental data.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.1MB - Duration: 54:04 m (96 kbps 44100 Hz)


102: A Precipice Has Drama to It

05-10-2018

Elias tells a story from Portugal and then he and Sean discuss the tragedy of the commons, why it happens, and how it can be addressed.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 36.6MB - Duration: 50:35 m (96 kbps 44100 Hz)


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